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Pitt Instagrammers capture campus life

@cathedral_thoughts on Instagram has 1,997 followers.

By Anna Ligorio, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

If you’re stuck at home and desperately missing Cathy, crave one last meal at Market or in need of at-home fitness motivation — look no further than your Instagram search bar.

Druids establish not-so-secret social media presence

A sign from the Druids was hung outside Posvar Hall in 2016.

By Nicole Marzzacco, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

An Instagram and Twitter account — both with the handle @realpittdruids — run by a secret society called the Druids first became active in early December 2019.

Opinion | Hiding Instagram likes is not the solution to improving mental health

Opinion | Hiding Instagram likes is not the solution to improving mental health

By Remy Samuels, Staff Columnist

December 4, 2019

This is definitely a positive move by Instagram to alleviate the self-esteem issues that people experience as a result of the app.

Opinion | Dark tourism shouldn’t be used for social media clout

Opinion | Dark tourism shouldn't be used for social media clout

By Remy Samuels, Staff Columnist

November 4, 2019

This behavior is reflective of a disconnect with the past and simultaneously reveals a dangerous aspect of social media.

Satirical staff picks: Our dream jobs

Satirical staff picks: Our dream jobs

By The Pitt News Staff

February 6, 2019

In the heat of all of the assignments, applications and exams, we can’t help but dream of a low-stress life, here are our funny post-grad plans:

Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, oh my!

Julie Jurich, director of social media and media relations for men’s soccer, wrestling and women’s tennis, controls Pitt Athletics’ Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

The facebook comment section of Pitt Athletics posts aren’t always the best place to hang out, but according to SID Julie Jurich, who is in charge of the social media, it usually isn't too bad. You can find out what all goes into the social media pages here.

Student-run Instagram celebrates the squirrel-ebrities of Oakland

The Squirrels of Pitt Instagram, run by sophomore neuroscience major Vaishnavi Guddeti, features images of Oakland squirrels.

By Jon Kunitsky, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

itt’s campus squirrels have gained a significant following on the Squirrels of Pitt Instagram page with their fluffy tails and shenanigans in Oakland.

Rescue dog reaches Instagram fame

Lu-Seal, a 9-year-old chihuahua, weighed 16 pounds before Pitt alumna Julia Morley started the canine on a weight loss program. (Photo via Instagram)

By Joanna Li | Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

Lu-Seal’s silver dog collar reads “Don’t feed me, I’m on a diet,” reminding her admirers of the long journey she has overcome to be healthy and happy — even if they have to say no to her puppy-dog eyes. As a 9-year-old abandoned chihuahua weighing a dangerously heavy 16 pounds, more than ...

Filters and flour: Pitt student mixes photography and baking

Elaine drew the outline of Pittsburgh's skyline on a cookie. (Photo courtesy of Elaine Khodzhayan)

By Rachel Lombardo / For The Pitt News

August 21, 2017

With three vanilla pound cake rounds cooling in front of her, Elaine Khodzhayan combines the perfect concoction of peanut butter, cream cheese and powdered sugar into her signature frosting. Khodzhayan, a rising senior majoring in human resources management and business information systems, is the baker ...

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